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News Archive 2017

Smart Cities: Official launch of Moka Smart City by the Prime Minister

Almost two years after the announcement of the Smart City Scheme, the Honourable Prime Minister, Mr. Pravind Jugnauth officially launched the Moka Smart City project on 12th April 2017 at the Vivéa Business Park, Moka.

Leveraging its bicentennial involvement in the diversified economic development of the country, the ENL Group aims at further urbanizing the Moka region by the creation of Moka Smart City which will span some 1600 arpents. This ambitious project will synthesize an optimal use of resources, the inclusion and participation of the community with a focus on quality of life, while opening up new opportunities for entrepreneurs.


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Foreign Direct Investment surges to MUR 13.6 bn in 2016

According to the latest statistics published by the Bank of Mauritius, FDI inflows into the Mauritian economy for period January to December 2016 witnessed an increase of 41% as compared to the previous year.  FDI inflows to the tune of MUR 13.6 bn have been recorded for the four quarters of 2016 as compared to MUR 9.7 bn in 2015

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Newsletter March 2017- Towards greater efficiency

Dear Valued Investors,

The month of March has witnessed a flurry of events and activities revolving principally around our strategy to leverage the tremendous resources and assets of Africa.  

This month’s pinnacle feature has been the first edition of the African Economic Platform (AEP) destined to become one of the most important economic meetings organised on the continent. 

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Tanzania-Mauritius Trade and Investment Forum bolsters economic and bilateral ties

In the context of the first edition of the African Economic Platform, an official business delegation from Tanzania, led by the Right Honourable Prime Minister, Kassim Majaliwa Majaliwa, was in Mauritius from 19th to 23rd March 2017.   

Accordingly, BOI in collaboration with Tanzania Investment Centre (TIC), the Ministry of Industry, Commerce & Consumer Protection of Mauritius and the Mauritius Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MCCI) organised a Tanzania - Mauritius Business Forum yesterday afternoon, 23rd March 2017 at Le Labourdonnais Waterfront Hotel, Port Louis. 

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The African Economic Platform 2017 officially opens with a plea for a unified and integrated Africa

Honorable Pravind Jugnauth, Prime Minister of Mauritius, pledged for an integrated and unified Africa during the opening ceremony of the African Economic Platform yesterday, 20th March at Westin Turtle Bay Resort and Spa, Balaclava.

For Africa to emerge as a strong, resilient and buoyant continent, efforts should be geared towards implementing collaborative actions for the development of the region as a whole.

The first edition of the African Economic Platform bears testimony to the paradigm shift of opening a new chapter in the history of African Union. 


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The Mauritian Pavilion draws thousands of visitors on the official launch of MIPIM 2017

The 28th MIPIM gathering of the world’s leading real-estate professionals officially opened on Tuesday, 14th March 2017 in Cannes. Dr. Parag Khanna, a leading global strategist, delivered the keynote address entitled ‘How connectivity and geography affect the future of global affairs’, which established the underlying theme of the 2017 MIPIM edition.

According Dr. Parag Khanna, an international relations expert and author of Connectography: Mapping the Future of Global Civilization andSenior Research Fellow at the Centre on Asia and Globalisation at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore, increasing connectivity is poised to push back national borders and give more power to connected people and organizations.


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